Rochester Fall Bucket List

Fall is a great time of year. Michigan summers are so wonderful, but I truly enjoy the fun of visiting cider mills, the changing leaves on the trees, and all the great events in the area. Here is my Fall Bucket List of 20 things you should try this fall. Enjoy! Take a bite out of the Art & Apples Festival, Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8 Ride your bike or take a walk down the Paint Creek Trail and collect different colored leaves. Visit the Rochester Cider Mill. They … [Read more...]

Santa, reindeer coming to Dino Hill

Santa will return to Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve with his live reindeer, Donder and Blitzen, on Sunday, December 9 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Santa will talk with good little boys and girls inside the Nature Center where his elves will also have a story and nature activities.  Donder and Blitzen will be in the Candy Cane Coral in the front garden area. Snowmen will be hiding along the nature trails and there will be an old-fashioned treat at the end of the trail in the Little House at the Edge … [Read more...]

The 33rd Annual Rochester Area Heritage Festival

The greater Rochester community gathers to celebrate its rich and unique heritage at the 33rd Heritage Festival. The Rochester Area Heritage Festival is history brought to life! This year the festival will celebrate its 33rd anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at a new location, Rochester College. The dates and location have changed to encourage broader audience participation, especially by children, youth and college students. The Rochester College campus will … [Read more...]